Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm
Sonoma County’s oldest independent K-12 School

Why Choose Us

At all stages of education, Summerfield’s curriculum is designed to develop not only the student’s mind but also their character. It develops empathy, collaboration, and shared responsibility between students, teachers and the world around us, cultivating openness to possibilities and a sense of stewardship. Course content focuses on giving students an in-depth understanding of the subject at hand while providing them a context to work on themselves as emerging individuals. Read More

Summerfield Waldorf School and Farm teaches students to be creative, critical thinkers with a strong moral compass, who are open and resilient, and can turn challenges into possibilities. This approach to learning integrates the arts with academic rigor, and experiential, hands-on activities. Students are provided with the opportunity to take risks, think imaginatively and embrace new opportunities with initiative, creativity, and resilience. Read More

Summerfield is accredited by both AWSNA (the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America) and WASC (the Western Association of Schools and Colleges). The courses offered exceed the University of California's admissions requirements, and Summerfield students score consistently high on SAT scores for Sonoma County while enjoying acceptance at the colleges and universities of their choice. Summerfield high school students engage in a comprehensive study of a variety of discip... Read More

Our Programs
Summerfield permitted me to attain an incredible education that emphasized the development of the whole person. Attending school at Summerfield also prepared me to face challenges with optimism and a willingness to try things without fear of failure.
Cielo Garat, Class of 2013, Graduate of Loyola Marymount University 2017
My education at Summerfield and the close relationships with my teachers, many of whom I was in the classroom with for years from 1st to 12th grade, prepared me to go out into the world and do work that I believe in, to wrestle with questions and be comfortable with uncertainty, and engage with people in meaningful ways to build relationships.
Emma Shaw Crane, Class of 2004, UC Berkeley Valedictorian, Fulbright Scholar